Free Group Fitness Classes for RecWell Members
All Group Fitness classes will be free for RecWell members from May 26-31 in Minneapolis and St. Paul! View the Summer 2015 schedules below. For more information and class descriptions, visit the Group Fitness page. Minneapolis Summer Schedule (PDF) St. Paul Summer Schedule (PDF)
Summer Climbing Passes On Sale
Climb in Minneapolis this summer from May 18 - September 4 for only $30! New this summer, passes are available for purchasing online. Visit the link below to get started: Purchase A Climbing Pass Other Details Summer climbing pass holders must also maintain an active University Recreation and Wellness membership throughout the summer. Contact the RecWell Membership Office at 612-626-9222 or email@example.com to verify your summer membership status. Read more about the Outdoor Center >>
Scholarship Golf Scramble
The Recreation and Wellness Scholarship Golf Scramble is an event designed to benefit students at the University of Minnesota by raising funds for scholarships. We invite you to a day of celebrating and supporting our students. Event Details Date: Friday, June 5 Time: 12:30pm Style: 4 person scramble (shotgun start) Location: University of Minnesota Les Bolstad Golf Course (map) Entry Fee: $85* Registration Deadline: June 3 *Entry fee includes a welcome gift, greens fee, cart, practice range balls, putting contest entry, and post event food. Prizes will be awarded for first, second and third place teams and various field events. A portion of the registration fee also goes to student scholarships. Who Can Participate: The tournament is open to the University and our community, including faculty, staff, students, alumni, and friends. Register Today! Can't make it? Sponsor a student to play on your behalf! A unique aspect of this golf outing is the social interaction between the participants and students that occurs while playing together. If you are unable to attend or would simply like to sponsor a student to play in the tournament, visit this link to pay for a student's round of golf.
Indian Peaks Backpacking Trip
Join RecWell's Outdoor Center for an adventure-filled week from August 8-16 in the mountains of Colorado! This 9 day trip will head into the Indian Peaks Wilderness, where we will backpack and camp through the beautiful Rocky Mountains. Highlights include crystal clear alpine lakes, high peak summits, and a true wilderness experience. Participants will learn basic backcountry skills, but previous hiking or backpacking experience is highly encouraged. The trip will involve carrying a loaded backpack for 8 or more miles a day through high elevation mountain terrain. Excellent physical fitness is required. Trip Details Date: August 8-16 Location: Indian Peaks Wilderness Area, Colorado Cost: $500 (U of M students) / $600 public**Trip cost includes transportation, permits, and equipment. REGISTER ONLINE TODAY
St. Paul Pool
Summer Group Fitness Schedule (PDF)Minneapolis St. Paul
Effective May 26-August 16. There will be no classes on July 3-4, 2015.
Summer Climbing/Bouldering Hours*
May 11 - September 4, 2015
*A $30 climbing membership will be required to climb through the summer (effective May 18). All climbing facilities will be closed on May 25 and July 3-4 for University holidays. For information about group events or private instruction, please contact Bryan Karban, Climbing and Trips Coordinator at firstname.lastname@example.org or 612-626-4822.
*All facilities will be closed on May 25 and July 3 and 4, 2015.
Climbing hours are for open bouldering only (except for the staffed hours on Sunday for Family Day). Bouldering not available when the wall is in use for group climbing events or Summer Youth Programs camps. For information about group events or private instruction, please contact Bryan Karban, Climbing and Trips Coordinator at email@example.com or 612-626-4822.
**The climbing wall is available for Family Day and general climbing during this time.